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Claymore Scotch Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,165 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,165
Reviews: 426
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 35
Gots: 70 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-22-2009)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

krome, Sep 28, 2014
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Sound_Explorer, Sep 27, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

BOD 6/30/14. Dark amber pour (looks like a porter) with normal head, lacing and retention. Weak nose of mostly caramel coupled with hints of roast, dark fruit and coffee/toffee. Almost full bodied with a nice almost creamy texture. Slightly below normal carbonation with a bit of effervescence on the finish. The flavor profile is quite nice and well balanced, but lacks the intensity and complexity of the world class Wee Heavies such as Traquair and Thirsty Dog's Wulver. It begins as the nose, mostly caramel with hints of dark fruit, roast and coffee/toffee. As the sweetness fades in the middle, hops and associated mild bitterness are noted. The finish leaves you with a touch of smoke and a very light alcohol burn.

tillmac62, Sep 26, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -1%

This beer is a slightly heavier version of a traditional Scotch ale, and it's got some punch. Very malty, but not smoky at all, and not bitter either. Good take on the usual Scotches.

dcscientist, Sep 26, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Claymore Scotch Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,165 ratings.